Movies like A Safe Place

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A Safe Place (1971)
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A Safe Place (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman named Noah lives alone in New York. She is a disturbed flower child, who retreats into her past, yearning for lost innocence. She recalls her childhood, searching for a "safe place." As a child she met a magician in Central Park who presented her with magical objects: a levitating silver ball, a star ring, and a Noah's ark. She is romantically involved with two totally different men. Fred is practical but dull. Mitch is dynamic and sexy, her ideal fantasy partner. Neither man is able to totally fulfill her needs.
Style: experimental
Plot: magic, hippie, childhood memory, free spirit
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, cult film and bleak films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, depression, runaway, hippie and redemption mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Safe Place: Carnal Knowledge (1971), Chelsea Girls (1966), Venice/Venice (1992), Ironweed (1987), Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 210 min.
Story: Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
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Country: USA
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